Closing date: 02/08/2021
Location: This role can be based in our London, Birmingham or Leeds hubs. We are currently working virtually, but when restrictions are lifted it is likely that you will be required to work up to 2 days per week at your chosen hub.
Salary: We will pay reasonable equivalent salaries for this secondment (up to £30,000 p.a.)

We have an opening within our team for a Senior Evidence and Evaluation Officer for a 6-9 month period and would like to open this up as a secondment opportunity. We will pay reasonable equivalent salaries for this secondment.

We are seeking to appoint an evaluation or social research professional with knowledge and/or experience of evaluation methodologies and a good track record in supporting research and evaluation projects from design to impact. This role will primarily involve managing a small portfolio of evaluations across our ambitious ‘What Works’ programme of funding and evaluation for youth employment initiatives. There will also be opportunities to be involved in the wider strategic and research-based work of our organisation, with broad scope for training and professional development.

This is a unique opportunity for candidates to gain insight into:

  • The research and evaluation commissioning process within the ‘What Works Centre’ network
  • Effective design and delivery of robust evaluation methodologies
  • Experience of youth labour market policy and practice when it is a key government priority

If you would like to be considered for this role, please email your CV and covering letter to

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